May 28, 2016

Tragacanth

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How does Tragacanth work?

Tragacanth contains ingredients that stimulate the movement of the intestines.

Are there safety concerns?

Tragacanth seems to be safe when taken by mouth as a medicine. But be sure to take it with plenty of water. It can block the intestines if you do not drink enough fluid.

Tragacanth also seems to be safe when applied to the skin.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of tragacanth during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Quillaia allergy: Tragacanth can cause breathing problems in people who are sensitive to quillaia bark.


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